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Compound Main Clauses (Ex # 6): from
Stories of Robin Hood Told to the Children
by Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall

Special Directions: Combine the sentences in each set with a comma plus either "and" or "but." Be prepared to explain why you chose "and" or "but."

1. Robin was not a coward. He was not afraid.

2. He had one son also named Robert. People called him Robin.

3. Birds sang and twittered in the branches. All the world was full of beauty.

4. There was a fierce and terrible fight. In the end Robert and all his men were killed.

5. She was very sad and lonely now. All the world seemed dark and dreary.

6. The King laughed and said nothing. The next day he and his twelve nobles disguised themselves as monks, and rode out into the forest.